Thanksgiving: The aftermath
I came mighty close, but I never crested the 200 mg/dL level. My meter’s high-water-mark was 196. I call that a success.
This is a result of lots and lots of boluses. (If you’re unfamiliar with the Medtronic CGM display, each of those little tick marks at the bottom represents a bolus). Boluses of all types: regular, square (extended), and dual (combo). In fact, I started out the night with a square-wave bolus over an hour of 15 carbs just to cover the appetizer grazing, with a few additional supplementary regular boluses during that hour.
I hope your Thanksgiving was D-friendly as well, but if it wasn’t, I hope your company was friendly. On this day, that’s what matters: that you’re with the ones you love, and that you love the ones you’re with.
But if you think you had a bad D-Thanksgiving, well, have I got a story for you. It all happened on Thanksgiving night, 2007, and it wasn’t pretty…